Scalpa Recalls Scalpa Numb Maximum Strength Topical Anesthetic Cream Due to Failure to Meet Child Resistant Packaging Requirement; Risk of Poisoning (Recall Alert)


Name of product:  Scalpa Numb Maximum Strength Topical Anesthetic Cream
Hazard:  The product contains the substance lidocaine which must be in child resistant packaging as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act (PPPA).  The packaging of the product is not child resistant, posing a risk of poisoning to young children.
Remedy:  Refund
Recall date:  January 14, 2021
Units:  About 10,000
Consumer Contact:  Scalpa toll-free at 855-424-7828 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, by email at or online at and click on “Recall – Important Safety Information – Scalpa Numb” for more information.